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Washington fears new threat from ‘deepfake’ videos

Lawmakers and experts are sounding the alarm about “deepfakes,” forged videos that look remarkably real, warning they will be the next phase in disinformation campaigns….

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Deep fakes: how immutable blockchain-based life logs could combat them, and the implications for privacy

The idea of deep fakes – AI-assisted fake videos – first entered the mainstream around a year ago. After an initial burst of interest, people stopped searching for…

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Jim Schrute or Dwight Halpert?

Found via this Reddit thread…

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Can Deepfakes Pose a Cybersecurity Threat to Legal?

Deepfakes use real-life video and audio to create realistic, but fake messages. While not an immediate threat to lawyers, they can pose significant cybersecurity risk…

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Scarlett Johansson says trying to stop deepfakes is “a lost cause”

She calls the internet “a vast wormhole of darkness that eats itself” In brief: AI and machine learning offer humanity a number of benefits, but they can…

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Deepfakes: Fighting fake videos, from Silicon Valley to Washington

SRI International part of DARPA effort to detect and trace deepfakes Whether it’s a video showing someone else’s face on a different body or former…

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Fake video is a big problem. In 2019, it gets worse.

2019 will be the year that you can no longer believe your eyes. Video manipulation techniques that previously only special effects studios could pull off…

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Parliamentary inquiry launched into addictive technologies

“The development of ‘deep fake’ augmented reality films is already a cause for concern because of their potentially disruptive impact in spreading disinformation.” The committee…

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Face Off: Researchers Battle AI-Generated Deep Fake Videos

Convincing Face-Swapping Clips Easy to Create With Gaming Laptops and Free Tools. Security researchers are facing off against deep-fake videos over fears that they might…

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Anti-election meddling group makes A.I.-powered Trump impersonator

Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting frighteningly close to being able to mimic humans, and advances in the technology could be a major risk for democracies…

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Inside the world of AI that forges beautiful art and terrifying deepfakes

GANs are having a bit of a cultural moment. They are responsible for the first piece of AI-generated artwork sold at Christie’s, as well as the…

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Deep fakes could threaten democracy. What are they and what can be done?

Will deep-fake technology destroy democracy, asked the New York Times. While some of us are just learning the jargon, others expect that we’ll enter this brave new post-fact…

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Journalist Rana Ayyub reveals horrifying account of deepfake porn plot

Journalist Rana Ayyub revealed in a terrifying post how she became the victim of deepfake porn after she took a stand on the Kathua gang…

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What Is Deepfake Pornography And Is It Illegal In The UK?

Politicians have revealed that the government is now running to keep up with all the ways in which technology is allowing unprecedented sexual harassment online, from cyber-flashing…

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Are Deepfakes coming to a scam near you?

Your boss contacts you over Skype. You see her face and hear her voice, asking you to transfer a considerable amount of money to a…

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China reveals world’s first AI anchor

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How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes

Artificial intelligence is fueling the next phase of misinformation. The new type of synthetic media known as deepfakes poses major challenges for newsrooms when it…

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Deepfake videos the new weapon in fake news

The election interference tactics originally deployed by Russia against the US and Europe are now global. Hackers across the world have exploited weaknesses in e-mail…

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For election hackers, a new and more dangerous tool

Deepfake technology can enable users anywhere to fabricate video of virtually anyone, doing and saying anything. With the help of artificial intelligence, the technology allows…

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BBC newsreader ‘speaks’ languages he can’t

BBC newsreader Matthew Amroliwala only speaks English, but by using artificial intelligence software he suddenly appears to be speaking Spanish, Mandarin and Hindi. The technique…

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How blockchains can and can’t be used in authenticating video and countering deepfakes

A few years ago it became clear that Photoshop-ing of video, in a way that looks indistinguishable from the authentic video, was quickly approaching. When it does,…

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You thought fake news was bad? Deep fakes are where truth goes to die

In May, a video appeared on the internet of Donald Trump offering advice to the people of Belgium on the issue of climate change. “As…

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These 7 Entrepreneurs Are Using NLP To Counter Fake News Problem In India

In India especially there have been several scenarios of fake news, which has led to internal strife. But there have also been attempts underway to…

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As deepfakes become more convincing, the threat to truth grows

Hyper-realistic fake videos, known as ‘deepfakes’, can cause lasting reputational damage. Unfortunately, countering the threat these videos pose to political and corporate life is unlikely…

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Synthesia, the firm behind Deep Fakes, given public cash

Technology which can be used to make fake videos that “threaten democracy” is being funded by a government research body. The artificial intelligence technology, known…

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Machine generated videos like Deepfakes – Trick or Treat?

A Reddit user named “DeepFakes” had posted real-looking explicit videos of celebrities last year. He made use of deep learning techniques to insert celebrities’ faces into the…

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Ben Sasse wants you to know that he is really worried about Deepfakes

Fake news? Deepfakes? We’re long past the point of the internet as a series of tubes… “Deepfakes–seemingly authentic video or audio recordings that can spread…

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Deep Fake video war: Point of no return for world just TWO YEARS away

THE world has almost reached a point in which no videos can be trusted, an expert has warned – and it may be just two…

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Google’s DeepMind Can Now Create Fake Photos That Look Totally Realistic

A few weeks ago, we covered Congress’ letter to the Director of National Intelligence, which asked the agency to look into ‘deepfakes’, images and videos…

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Deepfakes 2.0: The terrifying future of AI and fake news

Imagine seeing yourself in a porn video. Naked. Violated. Except you have no recollection of the act, of the room you’re in, partner you’re with,…

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